“I’m not sure if my look is an advantage or not, it’s quite exotic,” she says.
Model: Shanina Shaik
Ophelia DeVore, the pioneering former...
Ophelia DeVore, the pioneering former model who went on to open a legendary modeling agency and a school for people of color, on why she took her business international. The video is by the National Visionary Leadership Project which was co-founded by Camille Cosby and Renee Poussaint. Models and actors who came through her school included Diahann Carroll, Cicely Tyson, Ellen [...]
- Ophelia DeVore as a model in the 1940... —
Model: Helen Williams
not just a groundbreaker, she was one of the most successful models of the 1950s and 1960s. Signed to Ophelia DeVore’s modeling agency, she went on to model in advertisements for Kodak, Bulova and countless other brands. [...]
Legendary model agent and Vogue Italia editor-at-large Bethann Hardison is one of the most stunning women we know. It’s no wonder—in the ’60s and 70s, she was a boundary-breaking fashion [...]
Donyale Luna (1 January 1945 – 17 May...
was a model and cover girl. She also appeared in several films, most notably as the title character in Salome, a 1972 film by director Carmelo Bene, and several films by Andy Warhol. In January 1965, a sketch of Luna appeared on the cover of Harper’s Bazaar.She [...]